Senior Director Corporate Affairs Kellogg Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa
Ms. Boustead is the Head of Corporate Communications, Government Relations and Public Affairs for Kellogg Asia Pacific. She is accountable for External Communications, Internal Communications, Government Relations, Philanthropy and Sustainability for Kellogg across Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa.
She leads a team of Corporate Affairs experts across Sub Saharan Africa, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South East Asia and Australia/New Zealand. She sits on both the Kellogg Asia Pacific Leadership Team and the Kellogg ANZ leadership team and is a board member of the Kellogg Australia Charitable Foundation.
Rebecca began her Kellogg career in 1997 as a Nutrition Communications Co-coordinator after training as an exercise physiologist and Dietitian. Throughout her 20 years with Kellogg she has used her skills learnt as a Dietitian – that of translating complex science into behavior change messages – to drive innovative communications and change programs to get results. Ms Boustead leads strategies across Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa to achieve better outcomes for communities through partnerships to help drive Kellogg Company’s Heart and Soul Strategy in 4 key areas – Nourishing with Our Foods, Feeding People in Need, Nurturing our Planet and Living our Founders Values. She leads diverse programs that help to improve the livelihoods of farmers, in particular small holder and women farmers, providing over 50 million serves of food to people in need, and driving change internally to improve the food supply and conserve natural resources. She has a long history of effective partnership with Governments, NGO’s and other organizations to achieve sustainable impact.
Ms. Boustead is a member of the Asia Pacific Association of Communication Directors, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Dietitians Association of Australia, the Nutrition Society of Australia, Sports Dietitians Association of Australia, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the US.
She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science – Human Movement from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics from Deakin University, Certificate in Marketing Management from the Australian Institute of Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors